Here are pictures of a special light that I've been making for the studio area:
I was inspired by a post that I saw on Dandelion and Grey, which linked to Helena of the "A diary of lovely" blog, which led to the original post:
I loved the poms and lanterns that she had compiled and suspended and wanted to make one of my own.
One of the lantern components: A dot+twine garland made with some vintage book pages and cream cardstock.
a tutorial for something similar can be found here:
I opted to make my own tissue paper flowers/poms. It was a little fiddly at first, but got easier as I went along.
To make the lovely poms, here is the link to the tutorial that I used:
I had used this lantern on a previous light. It had some small tears, which I patched with tissue paper and rosettes.
The completed lantern+pom light.
All of those details with the different white papers really show up when the light is turned on.
To make the rosettes, I used this tutorial+some vanilla colored text weight paper: